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TakeShape

Developer focused Headless GraphQL, CMS and SSG 🛠️

5.0/5
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For developers who need to get things done and want a CMS that gets out of their way. Embrace the JAMstack.

- Drag and drop content modeling

- Instant GraphQL API

- Integrates out of the box with Netlify, s3, Google Cloud Storage and FTP

Would you recommend this product?
Former SaaS cofounder, Google DevRel

We've been beta testing takeshape for use as a CMS for thegymnasium.com on our twitch livestream. It's been a fantastic product to use, and the learning experience has been wonderful. Even as someone with limited exposure to GraphQL, I had no problem picking this up and running with it.

Pros:

Super easy to use! We went from 0 experience to a CMS Proof of Concept in under an hour!

Cons:

Some dev experience required

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Love developing in TakeShape!

Pros:

Clean, Elegant, Fast, Developer friendly.

Cons:

Although never noted any issues its a new product.

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Systems designer

TakeShape is a great tool for rapidly testing out new ideas, figuring out what works, and continuing to iterate.

We've been building massivesci.com with TakeShape for the last year and a half—it was a great choice. We've been able to develop and deploy a robust static publication with a fairly complex schema at very small cost. The ability to create and update content types has allowed us to rapidly test new features and designs with limited overhead.

Pros:

Fast and easy to prototype and iterate new product features; no database maintenence required; GraphQL endpoints allow for future growth

Cons:

Developer experience required

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Designer/Developer

It's tight; everything I need rn ✌️

Pros:

Simple, fast, low overhead

Cons:

Docs and examples are still coming along. Not really a con since they're updated every few days.

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Hi!

The best approach to a CMS I've ever seen. Flexible deploy options, beautiful interface, great, useful data types & structures. The SSG portion is brilliant. Lovely tool overall.

Pros:

Easy to use, fast, full-solution, amazing dev tools

Cons:

Missing some admin features that might be useful for blogs / non-tech users

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Biotechnology Neuroscientist

Great product - easy to use. Useful

Pros:

Easy to use

Cons:

Could add more choices

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useful and simple